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Read our roundup of the latest news for the week ending June 9, 2019

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending June 9, 2019

Posted by: Sean F, 18:06 AEST, Sun June 9, 2019

Weekly News Roundup for the week ending June 9, 2019 ... More

HD 1080p on iTunes looking as good as Blu-ray? That sounds impossible, given one is 5GB and the other is closer to 50GB, but new encoding techniques help to bridge the bitrate gap

iTunes's new 1080p Compares Well to Blu-ray Quality, At a Fraction of File Size

Posted by: Sean F, 19:53 AEDT, Thu March 15, 2012

iTunes' new 1080p video compares well to Blu-ray, despite only being a fraction of the size, tests show ... More

iTunes Match may allow you to swap your pirated tunes to legal ones for only $25 a year

Apple Launches iCloud, iTunes Match, Dubbed "Piracy Amnesty"

Posted by: Anne N, 17:33 AEST, Tue June 7, 2011

Want to turn your pirated music collection into a legal iTunes library? Apple's new iTunes Match service promises to do just that ... More

News Icon Microsoft Will Stop Producing Zune Hardware

posted by: Sean F, 17:24 AEDT, Wed March 16, 2011

The production of Zune music players may be halted due to lack of demand, as well as Microsoft's shifting focus towards the Windows Phone

News Icon Apple Negotiating Re-Download Rights For iTunes Music

posted by: Sean F, 12:01 AEDT, Tue March 8, 2011

Apple is allegedly in negotiations with major music labels to add a long time missing feature to the iTunes music store - the ability to re-download your purchases

News Icon Are Publishers Abandoning Apple For Google Android?

posted by: Sean F, 17:09 AEDT, Fri February 11, 2011

Apple's strict restrictions for publishing on iTunes has some companies and publishers, like Sony, up in revolt

News Icon 50,000 Compromised iTunes Accounts For Sale In China

posted by: Sean F, 13:27 AEDT, Mon January 10, 2011

50,000 hacked iTunes accounts are put up for sale on a Chinese auction website

News Icon Slingplayer Updated to Version 2.0 for iPhone/Touch

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:28 AEDT, Wed December 15, 2010

Slingplayer Mobile for the iPhone and iPod touch has been updated to version 2.0 and can now stream high quality video and has

News Icon View 3D Content on iPhone or iPod Touch

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:45 AEDT, Tue November 9, 2010

Hasbro is selling an add-on that will let iPhone and iPod touch owners view 3D images

News Icon Hulu Plus Goes Public

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:52 AEDT, Sat November 6, 2010

Hulu Plus, a premium Web-based video streaming service, is now available to the public so you can stream to your iPhone and/or PS3

News Icon Skyfire Browser Converts Flash to HTML5

posted by: Jonathan M, 13:10 AEDT, Thu November 4, 2010

Skyfire browser "WAS" coming for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch and it can transcode flash to HTML5 video

News Icon VLC Days Are Numbered in iTunes App Store

posted by: Jonathan M, 10:41 AEDT, Tue November 2, 2010

The developers of Videolan have sent Apple a formal notification of copyright infringement regarding VLC in the iTunes App Store

News Icon VLC Now Available for iPhone

posted by: Jonathan M, 09:31 AEDT, Tue October 26, 2010

VLC is a very simple free multimedia player that will play almost any video file you throw at it and its now available for your iPhone or

News Icon TMPGEnc MovieStyle Updates to Version

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:25 AEST, Tue September 28, 2010

MovieStyle gives you the freedom to convert your video clips for your portable and HD digital devices without the hassle of complex video tools or multiple applications

News Icon Apple Releases iOS 4.1

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:25 AEST, Thu September 9, 2010

The iOS 4.1 Software Update is the first major update to iOS 4, bringing Game Center, improved photography, high dynamic range photography, and

News Icon Apple's Mobile Devices get Netflix App

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:47 AEST, Fri August 27, 2010

Starting today Netflix customers can watch the “Watch Instantly” library on their iPhones and iPod touches

News Icon Try Before You Buy Apps

posted by: Jonathan M, 21:48 AEST, Sat August 7, 2010

It appears that Apple is toying around with "Try Before You Buy" apps in the Apple App Store by offering a "paid version" & a "Lite" version

News Icon Apple Updates iTunes to Version 9.2

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:42 AEST, Thu June 17, 2010

The update adds quite a few performance enhancements but most notably the support for Apple's new iPhone 4 and allows syncing books to iPhones and

News Icon DoubleTwist Updates to Version 2.7 Beta

posted by: Jonathan M, 14:20 AEDT, Fri March 12, 2010

DoubleTwist is now capable of syncing with your iPhone & iPod Touch (bye bye iTunes) thanks to DVD Jon's reverse engineering skills

News Icon Stream Video Collection to iPhone

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:52 AEDT, Thu February 18, 2010

A new app called Air Video lets you stream video from your computer to your iPhone without using iTunes

News Icon HD Radio Coming to the iPhone

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:26 AEDT, Tue November 10, 2009

The iPod Touch & the iPhone will soon get HD radio thanks to the new application from iBiquity Digital

News Icon Over Two Billion Apps Downloaded from Apple

posted by: Jonathan M, 09:56 AEST, Tue September 29, 2009

Apple said today that iPhone and iPod touch users have now downloaded 2 billion apps from the App Store that features over

News Icon Rhapsody Coming to an iPhone Near You

posted by: Jonathan M, 10:02 AEST, Tue August 25, 2009

RealNetworks has submitted its Rhapsody music service application to Apple for approval to let subscribers access over 8 million

News Icon Zune HD Pricing Leaked

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:35 AEST, Wed August 12, 2009

Leaked screen shots from Best Buy show pricing and capacities for the new Zune HD which is suppose to be released in the middle of September

News Icon Universal Provides 59 iPod Touch/iPhone Applications

posted by: Jonathan M, 10:20 AEST, Tue July 21, 2009

Universal Studios announced today its plans to deliver a large amount of touch-enabled iPhone and iPod features to Blu-ray discs

News Icon Download All You Want

posted by: Jonathan M, 13:00 AEST, Tue June 16, 2009

Virgin Media & Universal have teamed up to bring you a new "unlimited download" music service that aims to

News Icon DVD Jon is Back

posted by: Jonathan M, 13:34 AEST, Tue June 9, 2009

Except for he isn't breaking CSS on DVDs this time, he has made a program that allows you to manage all your media files on a variety of devices including

News Icon Apple to Include Blu-ray in iTunes Store

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:12 AEST, Thu April 30, 2009

Apple recently released a beta version of iTunes to iPhone developers that hints at Blu-ray capabilities

News Icon Hidden DRM in iPod Shuffle Found

posted by: Jonathan M, 10:45 AEDT, Tue March 17, 2009

A group of individuals have found a mysterious chip inside the headphones and believe that it might be Apples attempt at some form of DRM

News Icon iPhone Gets CBS Shows for Free

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:58 AEDT, Sat February 28, 2009 has launched an iPhone application that allows users to stream CBS' content over AT&T's mobile wireless signal

News Icon 16GB iPhone Coming Soon

posted by: Jonathan M, 14:42 AEDT, Fri February 13, 2009

Its being speculated that Apple may be coming out with a new model of the 16GB iPhone 3G

News Icon No More DRM for iTunes

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:56 AEDT, Thu January 8, 2009

Apple confirms the rumor that songs from the iTunes store will now be available without any DRM from Sony BMG to EMI and Warner Music

News Icon Cheaper iPhones at BestBuy

posted by: Jonathan M, 08:50 AEDT, Wed January 7, 2009

BestBuy will now start to sell used iPhones that were returned within the first 30 days after purchase

News Icon Just Say No to DRM

posted by: Jonathan M, 08:40 AEDT, Wed January 7, 2009

Apple Inc. will start to sell digital songs without copy protection from the iTunes store priced as low as

News Icon iPhone 3G Gets Hacked Already

posted by: Jonathan M, 14:29 AEDT, Wed December 17, 2008

The iPhone 3G was originally designed to work only on the Cingular network until hackers have recently unlocked it to work on any GSM carrier

News Icon HD Shows Come to iTunes in Mass Amounts

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:13 AEDT, Sat October 18, 2008

Apple expands the iTunes movie and TV catalog by accquiring all four major networks in HD

News Icon Nero LiquidTV / TiVo PC

posted by: Jonathan M, 08:17 AEST, Tue September 30, 2008

Record, Pause, and Rewind TV programs with your computer then export it to the PSP, iPod, or to

News Icon iPhone Gets 2.1 Software Update

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:43 AEST, Sat September 13, 2008

As promised Apple released the 2.1 firmware upgrade for the iPhone today that resolves 3G connectivity problems, crashes, and

News Icon New Firmware for iPod Touch & iPhone

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:42 AEST, Thu September 11, 2008

Version 2.1 firmware was released for the iPod Touch today bringing lots of bug fixes

News Icon XBOX 360 Games Made for iPhone

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:25 AEST, Wed September 10, 2008

According to the official XBOX 360 magazine, Microsoft is waiting for the right game before releasing XBOX games for the iPhone

News Icon Microsoft Looking to Differ from iPod

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:17 AEST, Wed August 13, 2008

Microsoft tries to get exclusive content for the Zune to compete with Apples iPod

News Icon iTunes Application Store Launched

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:20 AEST, Fri July 11, 2008

The iPhone & iPod Touch now have a dedicated store for application along with a update to iTunes (7.7) which brings you access to over 400 software programs

News Icon Slide Out Keyboard for the iPhone

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:28 AEST, Fri July 4, 2008

Rumors floating around that Apple is trying to design a slide out keyboard for the iPhone

News Icon Rhapsody Music Service Gets a Overhaul

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:14 AEST, Tue July 1, 2008

Rhapsody digital music service is getting a face lift by removing DRM from their songs and allowing it to play on any device

News Icon 3G iPhone Coming July

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:33 AEST, Thu June 26, 2008

Thanks to a tip from someone close to AT&T, we might know the official launch date and time of the 3G iPhone

News Icon It Should Be iMovies

posted by: Jonathan M, 12:43 AEST, Fri June 20, 2008

The number one music retailer, iTunes, is also the number one online movie store

News Icon Faster iPhone Coming to You July 11th

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:40 AEST, Tue June 10, 2008

Apple will be releasing a new faster iPhone on July 11th for only $199

News Icon iPhone with Recording Capabilities

posted by: Jonathan M, 10:51 AEST, Fri June 6, 2008

A new third party application gives the iPhone video recording capabilities

News Icon Phishing Scams on iTunes

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:20 AEST, Thu May 22, 2008

Phishers are always on the prowl for new areas to setup their scams and their latest pick is iTunes due to its enormous traffic and popularity

News Icon Napster is Back...Again

posted by: Jonathan M, 09:26 AEST, Wed May 21, 2008

Napster opens the words biggest MP3 download store with over 6 million songs

News Icon HBO on iTunes

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:27 AEST, Tue May 13, 2008

HBO will soon be selling shows on Apple's iTunes at a higher price

News Icon Same Release Date for iTunes

posted by: Jonathan M, 08:37 AEST, Thu May 8, 2008

iTunes will now start selling movies the same date they are released on DVD and Blu-ray

News Icon Best of Both Worlds

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:36 AEST, Thu April 10, 2008

The iPhone meets the PS3 in a epic move towards global domination

News Icon Record to Your Mobile Device

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:30 AEST, Wed April 9, 2008

Sony will release Blu-ray recorders in Japan that allow for one-touch transfer to the PSP, Walkman, and select mobile phones

News Icon iTune Credits

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:12 AEDT, Wed March 26, 2008

Apple’s iTunes store will issue credits to users who subscribed to season passes for shows

News Icon Win Roxio Prizes!

posted by: Sean F, 15:34 AEDT, Wed March 19, 2008

Win Roxio prizes, including copies of Roxio Easy DVD Copy a grand prize of an iPod Nano!

News Icon Digital Copies Come to iTunes

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:51 AEDT, Tue March 11, 2008

Lionsgate became the first movie studio to incorporate a digital copy of its movies intended for playback within iTunes

News Icon VoIP over Wi-Fi

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:59 AEDT, Tue March 11, 2008

A long awaited feature, VoIP on Wi-Fi, may be coming soon for the iPhone

News Icon Introducing Roxio Copy & Convert 3.0

posted by: Jonathan M, 03:13 AEDT, Fri February 29, 2008

Roxio Copy & Convert 3 can copy, backup, and convert your favorite movies & music to play on portable media players, mobile phones, the web, CD, or DVD

News Icon Sliced Apples

posted by: Jonathan M, 09:23 AEDT, Tue February 19, 2008

Rumors are going around that the iPhone as well as the iPod touch are both getting price cuts

News Icon More Memory

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:33 AEDT, Wed February 6, 2008

The iPhone & the iPod Touch both received a memory upgrade to

News Icon Pretty in Pink

posted by: Jonathan M, 03:49 AEDT, Fri January 25, 2008

Apple has the Valentines spirit this year, as they will be releasing a new "pink" iPod

News Icon iFilms

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:05 AEDT, Wed January 16, 2008

Apple's "iTunes movie rentals" now here

News Icon iTunes Isn't Just for Tunes Anymore

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:08 AEDT, Fri December 28, 2007

Through a "inside" source, it has been revealed that Apple will also

News Icon Spoiled Apple

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:43 AEDT, Tue November 13, 2007

Apple's latest firmware for the iPhone has already been hacked to allow

News Icon iPods Everywhere

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:08 AEST, Thu October 25, 2007

Apple's iTunes accounts for at least 85% of song downloads

News Icon Jobs Finally Gives In

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:18 AEST, Fri October 19, 2007

Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, has announced Apple will be releasing a Software Developers' Kit (SDK) for the iPhone

News Icon 13 Year Old Hacks iPod Touch

posted by: Jonathan M, 03:28 AEST, Tue October 16, 2007

iJailBreak is the name of the hacking application the 13 year old created and used to allow 3rd party applications to run

News Icon Where to Buy Your Next iPod

posted by: Jonathan M, 01:58 AEST, Sat October 6, 2007

If your in the market for a new video iPod, head on over to Hong Kong or even your local BestBuy for a great deal but, stay away from Brazil

News Icon Spoiled Apple

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:26 AEST, Sat September 22, 2007

The loyal fan club of Apple's beloved iPod was let down when they purchased the new and improved iPod Touch to only find out the display was sub par

News Icon Price Cut for the Zune

posted by: Jonathan M, 07:04 AEST, Fri September 7, 2007

Microsoft will reduce the Zune by $50, making it just $199

News Icon The iPod Touch

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:54 AEST, Thu September 6, 2007

Apple is revamping the entire line of iPods which will bring all sorts of innovative features, such as a touch interface

News Icon Just Released is Druid Video Converter

posted by: Jonathan M, 03:26 AEST, Wed August 22, 2007

Druid is an easy to use conversion tool for Microsoft Media Center editions, including

News Icon Now Availavle for Download is Mp3tag

posted by: Jonathan M, 02:56 AEST, Wed August 22, 2007

Mp3tag is a powerful and yet easy-to-use tool to edit metadata tags of common audio files and MP4 video files

News Icon Convert all your Video to your iPod

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:20 AEST, Thu August 16, 2007

Wondershare Video to iPod converter that is used to convert all popular video formats to iPod mp4 format updates to version 3.2.21

News Icon 3 Billion Served

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:59 AEST, Wed August 1, 2007

No, not McDonald's but, Apple Inc. with their online music store iTunes has sold over 3 billion songs

News Icon Put your Video Files on your iPhone

posted by: Jonathan M, 01:44 AEST, Tue July 24, 2007

This guide shows you how to convert video files to iPhone format using the freeware Videora iPhone Converter

News Icon DVD Jon Cracks the iPhone

posted by: Jonathan M, 05:53 AEST, Fri July 6, 2007

Activation of the iPhone has just got alot easier and cheaper thanks to DVD Jon, which is the same guy who broke CSS on DVD's for us

News Icon iPhone Buyers Beware

posted by: Jonathan M, 02:53 AEST, Wed June 20, 2007

Apple is making you create a iTunes account

News Icon DRM Free Music Downloads

posted by: Jonathan M, 00:59 AEST, Thu May 17, 2007 has intentions of creating a digital music download center where all music will be DRM free

News Icon MP4Box Updated

posted by: Jonathan M, 04:52 AEST, Wed April 25, 2007

MP4Box is a MP4 multiplexer that can import MPEG-4 video, DivX, XviD, 3ivx, h264 etc, audio streams and subtitles into the .mp4 container

News Icon Apple Sells 100 Million iPods

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:00 AEST, Fri April 13, 2007

Since its November 2001 launch, the portable music player has become the must-have gadget worldwide

News Icon First iPod Virus is Found

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:04 AEST, Sat April 7, 2007

Podloso, the first virus custom designed to infect Apple's iPod devices has surfaced

News Icon New on the Scene for your iPod

posted by: Jonathan M, 06:09 AEDT, Sat February 24, 2007

Videora iPod Converter is a free video conversion application that allows you to convert your regular PC video files (avi, mpeg, etc) into the proper video format that your iPod understands

News Icon Introducing the iPhone

posted by: Jonathan M, 14:02 AEDT, Wed December 20, 2006

Heres the odd part though, its not made by Apple

News Icon Touch Screens for the iPod

posted by: Jonathan M, 15:18 AEDT, Tue October 31, 2006

It appears Apple is tossing around the idea of customizing the bezel to incorporate a touch screen feature

News Icon The iPod Virus

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:16 AEST, Thu October 19, 2006

Beware cause some of Apple's iPods that were shipped last month do in fact contain a nasty computer virus

News Icon Sony's Plans

posted by: Jonathan M, 08:17 AEST, Sat October 14, 2006

To enter the digital music market with thier iPod rival the "Walkman"

News Icon iPod Reign Over

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:34 AEST, Wed October 4, 2006

Five reasons why Zune may win over the iPod

News Icon Zune Price Leaked by Wally World

posted by: Jonathan M, 23:31 AEST, Thu September 21, 2006

Wal-Mart accidentally leaks out what the new Microsoft "Zune" player (iPod Rival) may sell for

News Icon Apple Offers Movies on iTunes

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:49 AEST, Wed September 13, 2006

Apple said it will begin selling movie downloads from Walt Disney, aiming to turn its iTunes online music store into a one-stop shop for digital entertainment

News Icon The iPod Rival is Here

posted by: Jonathan M, 15:46 AEST, Mon September 4, 2006

2GB player for around $100

News Icon Apple's DRM Hacked

posted by: Jonathan M, 00:02 AEST, Fri September 1, 2006

New tool for removing DRM from your downloaded iTunes

News Icon Toshiba to Make Zune Player

posted by: Jonathan M, 16:00 AEST, Sun August 27, 2006

Microsoft picks top electronics company Toshiba to manufactuer its upcoming iPod rival, "Zune"

News Icon iPod Nano Rival

posted by: Jonathan M, 11:54 AEST, Tue August 22, 2006

Watch out Apple, you have some competition

News Icon Bye Bye Car Radio

posted by: Jonathan M, 14:08 AEST, Fri August 4, 2006

Hello iPod radio

News Icon Can They Beat Apple

posted by: Jonathan M, 14:51 AEST, Sat July 22, 2006

Microsoft will enter the handheld media player market with "Zune", a iPod rival

News Icon MTV Sells Video on iTunes

posted by: Jonathan M, 03:42 AEST, Fri June 30, 2006

Download and watch your favorite TV shows with iTunes

News Icon iTunes Offers Lossless CD Quality

posted by: Jonathan M, 00:09 AEST, Wed June 28, 2006

iTunes software now offers the option to encode in to 100% original quality

News Icon Apple + Movie Downloads

posted by: Jonathan M, 23:02 AEST, Wed June 21, 2006

Apple is talking with the movie industry about selling movies downloads

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